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Lake Junaluska Wins Six Awards from the United Methodist Association of Communicators


Lake Junaluska, N.C. – Lake Junaluska has won six awards from the United Methodist Association of Communicators (UMAC) for video production, publications, social media, photography and campaign planning.

UMAC is a professional organization that honors excellence for United Methodist communicators across the country.

“We are so proud of our communications and marketing team,” said Jack Ewing, executive director of Lake Junaluska. “Anyone who has been observing our publications, web resources and social media has observed the high level of excellence that is consistently produced. To be recognized as one of the premiere United Methodist organizations in our communications efforts is humbling.”

Lake Junaluska won two first-place awards: first place in the publications category for the 2016 Discover Magazine, an annual publication showcasing unique stories about Lake Junaluska; and first place in the video production costs less than $500 category for a video that highlights ministry and transformational experiences at Lake Junaluska.

Lake Junaluska also won second place in social media for the Lake Junaluska Facebook page and second place in portrait photography for a photograph of fall at Lake Junaluska. Two third place awards included third place in the video production costs more than $2,000 category and third place in campaign/strategic planning for a Ski Lake Junaluska youth campaign.

Lake Junaluska is a place of Christian hospitality where lives are transformed through renewal of soul, mind and body. For more information about Lake Junaluska programs and events, visit


Special Publication

First Place      

Lake Junaluska Discover Magazine


Video: Production costs less than $500

First Place

“Discover Lake Junaluska”


Social media

Second Place     

Lake Junaluska Facebook page

Photography: Portrait
Second Place     

“Fall at Lake Junaluska”


Video: Production costs greater than $2,000
Third Place

Lake Junaluska promotional video

Campaign or strategic planning

Third Place      

Ski Lake Junaluska campaign


Mary Bates
Lake Junaluska
PO Box 67, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745